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EKOenergy won European Citizen's Prize 2020

European Citizen’s Prize for EKOenergy ecolabel

إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية We are proud to announce that EKOenergy, international and nonprofit environmental label for renewable energy, is one of the recipients of the European Citizen’s Prize 2020! The European Citizen’s Prize is awarded by the European Parliament since 2008 to exceptional achievements …

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First Call for Climate Projects – January 2021

Funding for solar and wind energy projects in developing countries In order to bring additionality to consumers’ choice of renewable energy and help realise SDG 7 (affordable, clean energy for all), the EKOenergy ecolabel raises funds for new renewable electricity projects in developing countries and regions. For each MWh of sold EKOenergy-labelled energy, our licensed …

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EKOenergy’s approach with regard to unique claims and avoidance of double counting

Introduction The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 2 Guidance is the most widely used and internationally accepted set of rules. Its requirements for energy tracking also form the basis for the tracking requirements of the EKOenergy ecolabel, as well as the CDP and the RE100 guidelines. An increasing number of consumers feel the pressure to switch …

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Youth for climate action: Good Energies Alliance Ireland and EKOenergy

As Good Energies Alliance Ireland and EKOenergy are two environmental NGOs operating within the European Solidarity Corps network and as both are having sustainable energy transition and climate action as their core mission, we decided to start collaborating more closely towards our common goals. We believe that like-minded civil society organisations getting together can really …

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Coopérations Entreprises Socio-Culturelles from Luxembourg is now using EKOenergy too

إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية Coopérations Entreprises Socio-Culturelles refers to two organisations in Luxembourg: Coopérations Asbl and Coopérations Société Coopérative. One is a non-profit socio-cultural organisation focused on art and culture, social involvement and helping people reach their potential. The other is a socio-economically-oriented enterprise functioning …

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Partnerships for the Goals: How we cooperate with the Siemenpuu Foundation

In order to bring additionality to renewable energy purchases and help realise SDG 7 (affordable, clean energy for all), the EKOenergy ecolabel raises funds for new renewable energy projects in developing countries (see more on our Climate Fund page). These projects are managed by experienced organisations and are implemented in cooperation with local NGOs. The …

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UNDESA publication features EKOenergy

EKOenergy is featured in UN DESA SDG publication

إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) has launched a publication on outstanding practices that contribute to reaching the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). The UN hopes that these examples provide inspiration to Governments and stakeholders in their efforts …

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Verdonce: natural home textiles made in Spain using EKOenergy

إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية Verdonce is a Spanish brand of products that will help you make your home more sustainable and reduce waste, therefore helping the environment. Their products are made with natural materials from local suppliers and are hand-made in Madrid. We interviewed the …

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Additional call for a river restoration project in Finland

For each megawatt-hour sold as EKOenergy hydropower, a contribution of at least 0.10 € (ten cents) is paid to EKOenergy’s Environmental Fund. These contributions are used to finance the implementation of river restoration projects. For this year, and after a previous call in the spring, we still have 15,000 euros in the Fund. The money …

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Bioenergy criteria public consultation 2020

Review of EKOenergy’s criteria for bioenergy – public consultation Background EKOenergy’s current criteria for electricity from bioenergy were approved in 2013. They deal with 3 main aspects: The efficiency of the production processes (use in cogeneration) The sustainability of the origin of the biomass. We only accept residues and specific types of woody biomass. We …

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Solar for maternity centres in Madagascar

إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية In 2019, EKOenergy granted 24 000 euros to equip eight maternity units with solar energy in rural parts of Madagascar. The project was prepared and implemented by Santé Sud in cooperation with their local partners. By the end of 2020, solar …

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EKOenergy rowing event on the only free flowing branch of Kemijoki

Let’s talk about hydropower

إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية One of the reasons why we have launched the EKOenergy ecolabel is to help consumers identify and choose the most environmentally friendly renewable energy products available. As a nature conservation NGO, our priority regarding renewable energy is, of course, its sustainability and impact on biodiversity. إضغط هنا لمشاهدة …

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Ecolabels increase environmental awareness

Ecolabels and what they bring to the renewable energy market

إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية إضغط هنا لمشاهدة هذا المقال باللغة العربية From time to time, we hear people commenting that energy consumers are confused and that the existence of “a multitude of ecolabels” contributes to that confusion. We agree that the energy market can be confusing, but it’s not for this reason …

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